The course aims to face the theoretical and methodological peculiarities which characterise psychology as a clinical discipline. Elements of psychopathology and clinical diagnosis will be provided, deepening verbal and nonverbal aspects of clinical and educational interaction.
Evolution and definition of clinical psychology
Methodological challenges in clinical psychology and the analysis of the application
Clinical interview: characteristics and instruments.
Elements of psycho-diagnosis in developmental age
Elements of psycho-diagnosis in adult age
Description of the psychological and psychotherapeutic approaches in clinical psychology:
Stress and illness
How to prevent burn-out
Texts for the examination:
1) Roberto Pani, Roberta Biolcati, Samanta Sagliaschi (2009) Psicologia Clinica e psicopatologia per l’educazione e la formazione. Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna.
2) Franco Del Corno, Margherita Lang (a cura di) (2005) Elementi di psicologia clinica. Ed. Franco Angeli s.r.l., Milano.
Written examination (multiple choice and open questions.
Possible oral supplementation for those who pass the written test